New | 246D Skid Steer Loader

The Cat 246D Skid Steer Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power.

Engine
Engine ModelCat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power72.9 HP
Gross Power - SAE J199574.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 134972.9 HP
Displacement203 in³
Stroke4.7 in
Bore3.7 in
Net Power - ISO 924973.7 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995195 HP
Weights
Operating Weight7424 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity2150 lb
Tipping Load4300 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder7355 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight2400 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei
Dimensions
Wheel Base49.2 in
Height - Top of Cab83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires66 in
Ground Clearance8.9 in
Departure Angle26°
Maximum Dump Angle39°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift124.2 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle42.6 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump97.1 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground146 in
Length - Without Bucket117.8 in
Maximum Overall Height158.7 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground54.6 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height96°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump23.6 in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket85.9 in
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler55.2 in
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear71.2 in
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)76 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Flow32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)44 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Cab
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level II
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed7.7 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option11 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Chain Box - Each Side3.3 gal (US)
Cooling System3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank24.8 gal (US)
Hydraulic System13.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal (US)
Air Conditioning System
Air ConditioningThe air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.
Noise Level
Inside Cab*81 dB(A)
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)*The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan spee
Note (3)**The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Outside Cab**101 dB(A)

Industry Leading Sealed And Pressurized Cab Option Provides A Cleaner And Quieter Operating Environment With Excellent Work Tool Visibility. Available High-back, Heated, Air Ride Seat With Seat Mounted Adjustable Joystick Controls Makes The D Series The Industry Leader In Operator Comfort.

High Performance Power Train Provides Maximum Performance And Production Capability Through The Electronic Torque Management System, Optional Two Speed Travel And An Industry Exclusive Electronic Hand/foot Throttle With Decel Pedal Capability. Electronically Controlled Cat C3.3b Engine Provides High Horsepower And Torque While Meeting U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final (eu Stage Iiib) Emission Standards. High Flow Xps Hydraulic System Is Available For Applications That Demand Maximum Hydraulic Work Tool Performance.

Cat “intelligent Leveling” System (ilev) Provides Industry Leading Technology, Integration And Optional Features Such As Dual Direction Self Level, Work Tool Return To Dig And Work Tool Positioner. Speed Sensitive Ride Control Option Improves Operation On Rough Terrain, Enabling Better Load Retention, Increased Productivity And Greater Operator Comfort. Broad Range Of Performance Matched Cat Work Tools Makes The Cat Skid Steer Loader The Most Versatile Machine On The Job Site.

Maximize Machine Capability And Control With Optional Advanced Display Providing On-screen Adjustments For Implement Response, Hystat Response And Creep Control. The Display Also Features Multi-language Functionality With Customizable Layouts, Security System And Rearview Camera.

Ground Level Access To All Daily Service And Routine Maintenance Points Helps Reduce Machine Downtime For Greater Productivity.

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 80 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Bra
  • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
  • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
  • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
  • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up
  • FOPS, Level I
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rearview Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Four Wheel Chain Drive
OTHER
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
  • Support, Lift Arm
  • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
  • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
  • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
  • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan
  • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Ride Control, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
  • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
    • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
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    • COMFORT PACKAGES:
      • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      • Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or D

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Hand-Foot Style Controls
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
  • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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